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DRY SEASON AND WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
DRY SEASOSF AND WOOL Now that shearing ls In ull sewing ,much nterost';ls hbeing: taken ,Inj the condition: of the. clips, following ?the abormnally:, dry year. ? ,strangely enougl, they have heaen foundto vary, oven iln districts. close to each other. Ineome cases the i?wool ls'of poor quality, with a distinct break, due to the dry spell; in others, although the break Is there, It is so close to!the': skin that it has 'not :affectedt tho staple,: and a high quality .return hais' resulted. If an even. seasonn is ox &perienced next year, this break will be so.close to the tip that it will not, affect,thocllp. The season, however,: ?I?6b1g.bl faced with- great,.apprehlen slorn,;;and.in places where feed is al rdoad?, drying off, aglstmont Isn beolng, Mouoghtm',nMoven nts of :,.sheoop from the northeri° districts of N.B.W.,have bieni frequenn i the .pasatrqw eeksl t, i·· ··
LOWEST RAINFALL SINCE 1907. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
LOWEST RAINFALL SINCE 1907. 'For the Orst time on record, all the reservoirs luppllylng 0, Nelhourne i fell il?lrlrig Agtust and September, alnd was .the lowest pine 1907, atnd only .the rrinfall, forSeptembe(' (73points)? one-third, of the :.usual averge (231 polnts): The' averago September rain' In 10 ty.pical contres in northern Victoria wans only '2 points. ":hllch wi?. the lowest since the drought year of 1914, when only 17 points .-were recorded. In Melbolurn., the toltil rainfall, foe Aigillit and Soptomber was 172 'loints, thle lowest since 1010.,
DROUGHT CONDITIONS ALARMING WHEAT CROPS THREATENED IN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
DROUGHT CONDITIONS ALARMING WHEAT CROPS THREATENED IN VICTORIA. Felr? that Victoria's wheat crops may he ruined unless falls of rain are ;received almost Immediately,i are causing farmers to hold supplies, 'and business at the Melbourne market on Monday . was almost at. a standstill. It Is thought that the crops 'oannot he saved unless raih Is irecived with In the next week or so, and already the strong" northerly winds have clone conslderable daimage. Up to the beginning of September the Victorian prospects were particu larly encouraging, but no normal spring raint have occurred since.
INTER-CLUB ROAD RACE WON BY T. GLAZEBROOK. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
INTER-CLUB ,ROAD `RACE :WONW BYE:'? T" lconalla cycle Club hieldaa" 26 mile Inter-club road race with Euroa club on Saturday last, starting, and finishing In Bridge Street. Tlie re were 31 starters, which is 'a very good, effort for two country clubs'. ,Seven.? teen riders nmde a the trip from Iuron, and there were fourteen Ben"i alia riders, and it was a great race. from start to finish. The' limit lads,. nUtting a good pace; were not caught until about five miles from the flinsh., The outstanding' Benalla junior was G(. lillibrick off .10.30, who came' in with the large bunch,'of which the wlnners were in' front. The most out standing rider of the race' wvaesthe winner, '1'. Glazebrook, who put up a most credltable, 'rlde.: Riding off seratch and doing almost three parts of the journey on his own, '-he won tile race and gained aIsolutoe fastest" time of 50 nln. 37 sccs, for the 21t miles. This was a remarkable ride and was the fastest club race for this"e' dlstance last Saturday, ...
BROADFORD MILL CLOSING [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
t &lt;BROADFORD MILL ... . ;,CLOSING SREFERENCES to .the claoing off the .Boadford paper millt .were: made last. week In. the Legislatlveo Council by Mr. ,P. 1 Irichbold . (North-Enster.n Proylince): in the second reading de bate ,on:,the Slum Reclamation Bill.'" ,iMr Inthbold said that he had, beeno informed that about. 100 homes of workers .who were being moved, to,. other industrial centres would becomen valueless,, Ho.. suggested ,that the Government should i: nvestigate the poessibility of transporting,, fifty famnilies ofpensilonors and others not' dependent on employment from Mel ,bourni to the district. They and the, workmen who. had put;-their' savings' ?1n9 ,thqe houses wouldxbenlgflt,'t :
RECENT POPULAR GIRL COMPETITION HOW PROFIT WAS DIVIDED. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
RECENT POPULAR GIRL COMPETITION HOW PROFIT WAS DIVIDED. SIollowing I a n tatoment of recolepts and expendlitre In connection with the recent IPopular Oil competition. which .we held In aid of the oennlla lurah Nurrsinlg Ilospitnl and Ambu lance fund, as well as a statement rhowlng the division of the proflt: Ileclpts--Mio ,Tamoe £154/0/9; Mliss Stolz, £154/0/1; Minn Martin, £88; Min .JacTkson, £70/10/0: concert (door), £15/1/; . sale programmos, £1/17/: advertisements, £5L total, £482/1/4. ]Expcndituoro.-Printing and adver tinlog, £19/13/; rent, MomoriaRl Hall, 15/; rent, Shire Hall, £3/7/6;. pro grammoe, £7/10/; -llowance Boy S?couts, 18/;: photon, 10/6; Tattersall competition,' 20/2/; plostagn, - tale phono and small items, £1/14/0i filrst prize, £41/10/; second prize (donated by Standard),: third prize, £5; fourth prize, r5; profit £370/8/1, Total, £482/0/4. P'rofit Dlvled.-Hoplitall, 60 per cent., £22r/10110; Ambulance, 40 per oent., £150/11/3. Total, £870/8/1.
NEW SPEED COURSING GROUND ADDITIONAL £500 REQUIRED CANVASS FOR GUARANTORS TO BE MADE [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
NEW SPEED COURSING GROUND ~'' ADDITIONAL £~1500 REQUIRED ' "CANVASS FOR GUARANTORS TO BE . MADE. Is in view of the scarcity of water and the fact that they were un able to lay down a straight track on their present site in "ltheo shoW grounds, .the Benflla Speed Coursing Club, at Its meeting on .Tues. day evening, discussed the question of removing to 12 acres of land -;adjscent to Terrett's timber yards. The secretary; (Mr W. Davis) said that he had gone into the matter thoroughly *and had estimatedt £500 additional money would be required. It was decided, to - canvass , for. g:uarantore and, . committee was formed to interview townspeople. . ` In, the absonce of the presaldent .(Mr T. P, Egan) ,the chair 'was occupled by .ithe vice-president,' Mr H?.? O. Davis. "'Mr--H "Johnston' (Treasurer) :e ported; that himself and, the secretary had4 interviewed y Mr 3 J3. Doherty regarding his.;:property; on "the Sheop parton road,. next': to Terrett's timber yards and: hiid , seculred?'the?...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
inlrinnummmilnw . : FOR UETTER BABY WEAR inI uuIpnd~alolrualIumummnlrmIIrn * Everyone seems to be having a show . . from Melbourne ..to Bandi wallop ..:. so we've decided'to hold one too,. .. No horses, cattle, sheep, or pigs in the flesh, but p!enty of their hide on shoes, bboots.and slippers. You m:ust'see our show; really, it's worth'a special visit to town! T74/2.-Blue Kid Court Shoe C4S/1.-SBlack Patent and M61/1. -"Mud. with neat cut-out and punch- Suede riding Swing Bar. guards" in Blue ing on vamp, . Spike heeso Full Spiko heeols. Also in guand Whi Blu or Green, Navy Blue or Blue Tan and White. - ·and While. Also n 4/9 18/9 Black Kid 1916 / IM32/2.- "Creole" in Blue Yearling Calf. M55/3. - Blue Kid high-cut P63/l.--lock Kid Guset Court. 13/11 Tie Shoo with Grey Piping o punched Saddle. with neat Kid and Spike heels. Also In Black metal buckle Kid. Med, heels. Al9 P45/2. - "Airflows" EBlue Kid. in Black, Midnight" Blue. Windsor Tan. Courts or Ties. YOU I O 1419 T54/12.--Green...
LINKING GIPPSLAND WITH NORTH-EAST NEW ROAD PROPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
LINKING GIPPSLAND WITH NORTH-EAST NEW ROAD PROPOSED. It Is pleasing to note that some move is being made in this matter,. Hon. E. J. Mackrell M.L.A., having received the following letter from - Mr Fricke. chairman of the Country "toade Board:-"Referring to your represen tations on the subject of the construc tion of a road in cojtinuation of the Licola road in the Shire of Maffra, to connect with the Mansfield district, I desire to advise you that before any consideration can be given to either of the projects it will be necessary for the Board to traverse the,respec-, tive routes, with a view to determin Ing which route would be more desir able. It is therefore their intention to make this Inspection during the com Ing summer." Mr Mackroll expresses the hope that a suitable route will be located; and promises to furnish a re port as soon as "the ' inspection is
Tungamah Wins Grand Final OUTLASTS BENALLA [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
Tugaimah Wins Grand Final OUTLASTS BENALLA Better condition told its tale in the grand final match1" between Tungamah and Benalla played at St. James leat Saturday. Though there wee a fairly strong breeze blowing at the start of, the geme, it had faded out before the final quarter, and the ' very. large crowd, though perhaps not witnessing as fine a match as that played be tween the same teams a fortnight, ago, saw a very well contested game? in which the fast pace set in the earlier quarters told againastm;t me of the players in the lest terms, and combined with, the hard ground,. would have been a severe test for teams better conditioned and trained than either of -the participants. The game was played for'the most part in 'good spirit with plenty of hard bumps, but was occasionally' marred by the unnecessary use of the elbow'by'a few of themen. McLean was the recipient of several of theoe knocks, and they rather impaired his usual high class game; whilst Gillett appeared -to rece...
DOOKIE COLLEGE REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
DOOKIE,: COLLEGE REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER. MR. H. A.PITTMAN, B.A., 'B.Sc. (Agrlc.), Dip.' Ed., . Prineipal of Dookle Agricultural College,.In his re port to' the Council of Agrlcultural Education' for thei" month' of Septem b?r, stated that only light rains total ling', 10 polrits were" registered. up to 21st,' making an . 'aggregate of, 1033 pointd for the year.: ' - +Crops are making fair headway. and there ois nowi every. prospect of fairly satlsfactory yields of hay and grain.; , The fallowing programme , for, the year, has; been' completed:, making-a. total of 466 acres, 305 acres of which are available for bulk- crops, 46'acres for cereal plots and:26 acres for sow= ing of Sudan"grass. 463.. acres: have been treated'with the harrowt"and 160 acres'. cultivated. ' Although. the; crops are not:so'forward as at this tlme last year, they are strong and healthy: and with normal rains from :now on should be up to'the average. - hearing: has been .completed, the clip' amotnting to 87- bal...
MURRAY COD EXPERIMENTAL WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
MURRAY COD EXPERIMENTAL WORK:;:: THIE autcesbful! breeding 'of iturrny cod to a large -cale?"hne?' ili?n? n"ovecd by experlments conducted last; ý"loon by on omcer of the Contin"!l 'a,.Scientlflc .and industrial Research. T'oi methods adopted by him for a -c: ie! period last year, while he was ?lltng for facilities for continuing 9 work on:sea fish, will be followed xt season by both the Victorian' and N ? South Wales departments.. The a wk will begin next month at the iDirmah Lakes near the Murray River. c mnsldered ideal breedlhg quarters for the, fish. The Chier Inspector of Flsheries (Mr.F. Lewis), states that'lt is hoped by the use of the means suggested to stop the gradual extermination of this useful efls,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
Let'si get this thing Straightl NO-LICENCE is not Prohibition The' State-wide vote on October 8th is not and cannot be .a vote on Prohibition, for the simple and overwhelming ,,REASON That not one word or clause in the Licensing Act makes a vote on Prohibition possible. We challenge the liquor trade to deny this fact! ,WHAT IS NO LICENCE? No-Licence means no liquor retail licences, but IT DOES NOT MEAN NO LIQUOR Don't 'be bluffed by the boastful "£30,000,000" liquor trade monopoly into voting "NO" to suit their own ends. NEW ZEALAND EXPERIENCE PROVES that, moderate drinkers, under No-Licence Law, can legally secure moder ate supplies of liquor. In Victoria, special legal provision will guaranteo this right to responsible citi-. ON OCTOBER 8th sens only, NOT to 'irresponsible, youths 1 ' ; . , and realdaens! .1/ O V E Y " No-Licnc mnanot 'Proibition' bt VOiTE "YE ES" is wise rastrictionl "On October 8th vote" , for yourselfand your family, notfor the FOR NO - LICENCE' brewerso THAT M...
THE KITCHEN GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
TIHE KITCHEN GARDEN. The sowing of most ofi.the. most important crops should now have been made, and weather conditions have favored sowing operations, and gratifying iresults should follow, provided care is taken to combat the depredations of the many undesir ablcs:usually found' in gardens in the form of insect and other pests, and extra labor spent in their ex termination will be well repaid in better produce. Give a look over Strawberiy beds and remove all weeds, and every trace of rubbiph, leaving the beds perfectly clean, and' if any leaves are spotted or show.signs of decay they should'be removed, thereby minimising risk :of attack from fungoid 'diseases which will certainly appear if:'decaying matter is left around the plants. Parsnips should be "sown now :ii generous quantity as this vegetable is slow to germinate, but the in creasing warmth in the soil and natural moisture make :conditions ideal' 'for securing rapid and satis factory germination.-The soil should be deep an...
Big Rise in Petrol Use END OF OIL SUPPLY NOT IN SIGHT, Says Mr Vernon Smith [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
Big-Rise in Petrol END OP OIL SUPPLY NOt IN SIGHT, Says Mr Vernon Smith "The lmpoitiihce of oil, not only to modern industry, of which it is almost the life-blood, but also to the very existence of nations, has never been., more pronounced.,than during the last few years, which, unfortuiiately, ' have witnessed ' an increasing:'deterioration, In internat ional politics.' This statement: was made by Mr Verhon 'Smith;' General!' Manager of the Shell Company, at:a dinner held recently .in Melbourne of the Com pany's staff. " "The supreme' importance of' oil to the' Italians r in their coinpara tively, recent conquest of Abyssinia is now a matter of history, and what ,might. have been the effect on that campaign if oil sanctions, as at one time. proposed .by the. League of Nations, .had been applied, is now only a matter of academic interest", said.Mr Vernon Smith. "The last. few years have also witnessed the extraordinary growth. in the idea of autarchy --,the.extro ordinary ide that a...
THE GARDEN A FEW GOOD PLANTS REVIEWED. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 7 October 1938
THE GARDEN A FEW GOOD PLANTS REVIEWED. The' beginning of spring is a very good time to plant anything of a semi-tender nature which, will . dc quite well in Victoria when they become established, but are some times hard to start.as,young.plants; that is. to say if'they'?are planted: in the autumn, or winter, a sharp frost is liable to cut the young and ten der shoots back severely and it may quite kill them, but' when sufficient wood becomes hardened- they. will carry through- quite, well. . = Amongst such susbjects ar. in cluded the BOUGAINVILLEAS, es pecially ' those of the newer types, chief amongst. which :are: Thurley's Special, a bright pink' color; Mrs Butt, cherry red;' and Orange King, light' orange flame..: Planted now, these Bougainvilleas will grow rap idly; and during the summer 'enough wood will become sufficiently mat ured to .carry them -through` the winter,". when they will 'become firmly established. Any. Bougain villea should be planted in; the warmest' possible.`...